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New York Times, Tuesday, November 22, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,310
Across
1. Dictionary illustrations. : MAPS
5. "I never ___ purple cow . . . " : SAWA
9. Quietly: Mus. : PIANO
14. Lily plant. : ALOE
15. O'Flaherty. : LIAM
16. Where Allahabad is. : INDIA
17. Feature of some skirts. : SLIT
18. Stoutness. : EMBONPOINT
20. Heliophile's goal. : SUNTAN
22. Noun ending. : ENCE
23. O. T. book: Abbr. : NEH
24. Phony. : PSEUDO
26. Mars and others. : GODS
28. Miscalculated. : ERRED
29. Pleased. : SUITED
33. Teller's abbreviation. : AMT
35. Negative verb form. : ARENT
38. First: Prefix. : PROTO
39. Of ___ (recently). : LATE
41. Very. : TOO
42. Vingt-___. : ETUN
43. Acts inquisitively. : PRIES
45. Social climbers. : SNOBS
48. Success. : HIT
49. Glorifies. : EXALTS
51. Meat dish. : TRIPE
53. ___ and yin. : YANG
55. Organizations. : SETUPS
57. TV frequency. : UHF
60. Bridge term. : RUFF
62. ___ as. : ASSOON
64. Directly. : POINTBLANK
67. The best, in audio. : HIFI
68. Region of France. : ANJOU
69. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
70. Etats-___. : UNIS
71. Allow too little. : SKIMP
72. Body of water. : TARN
73. See 26 Across. : PTAH
Down
1. Principal part. : MASS
2. Very near an end. : ALLUP
3. Floral symbol of Christmas. : POINSETTIA
4. Bird dog. : SETTER
5. Lacking 18 Across. : SLENDER
6. Purpose. : AIM
7. Jabberwocky word. : WABE
8. Surrounded by. : AMONG
9. Spoke, in a way. : PIPEDUP
10. Cadmus's daughter. : INO
11. Tennis term. : ADIN
12. The Mets, for one. : NINE
13. ___ of office. : OATH
19. Sgts. : NCOS
21. Nimbus. : AURA
25. American playwright. : ODETS
27. "Your majesty." : SIRE
30. Relevant. : TOTHEPOINT
31. Small case. : ETUI
32. Familiar admonition. : DONT
33. Mont Blanc, for one. : ALPE
34. Famous show biz name. : MARX
36. Persona ___ grata. : NON
37. Street sounds. : TOOTS
40. Hard to hold. : EELY
44. Set in motion. : STARTUP
46. Interrupt. : BREAKIN
47. Convenes. : SITS
50. Rebuff. : SNUB
52. Gym exercise. : PUSHUP
54. Musical key. : GFLAT
56. European capital. : SOFIA
57. Poisonous tree. : UPAS
58. Street sound. : HONK
59. Where Suva is. : FIJI
61. Rumor personified. : FAMA
63. Serbian city. : NISH
65. Case in grammar: Abbr. : NOM
66. Hide ___ hair. : NOR

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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